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-working, creative, risk-taking, business-starting, education-seeking people. it's who we are. i have, throughout my life, seen some of the great qualities in the human spirit in the american people i've come to know. there's some stories i love to tell that describe something about the american heart. i was a leader in the boy scouts of america some years ago. and i was at a court of honor. a court of honor is where we give out eagle scout awards and other awards. i was at a table in the gymnasium next to the american flag. the person who was speaking at the microphone was the scout master from monument, colorado. and he said their scout troop wanted to have a special flag. they bought an american flag, gold tassels around it. they sent it off to be flown above the capitol. when it came home, they said, i wonder if it can go on the space shuttle. they contacted nasa. nasa agreed. he said, you can't imagine the pride of our boys, you know, watching from their classrooms, seeing the space shuttle "challenger" launch on the tv screen. then they saw it explode on the tv. he said he called nasa a couple
the electoral votes they new. >> a pew hispanic center said education and the economy pr the top two. you might think based on overall polls we see that will fit with governor romney. when the largest spanish newspaper in the country endorsed obama last week, they did it because of romney's economic pitch. why do they see it different than the rest of the country? >> this latest poll shows that 73% of latinos trust obama and the democrats to improve the economic situation. so the economy is the number one concern for latinos, and it has been for a long part of this campaign. they just do not buy the smaller government argument, and we know this from years of polling. latinos in general prefer a more active government, especially when it comes to health care, especially in terms of medicaid. so here latinos are not voting for the democrats for that one single issue for immigration. it's he economically driven like it is for the rest of lakt ra electorate. >> you talked about the battleground states. the president won the hispanic vote by about 2:1 in 2008. >> in florida its going to be really in
a decent education. when they get a chance to learn new skills. when we support research in the medical breakthroughs or new technology. we think america's stronger when we can count on affordable health care and medicare and social security. when there are rules to protect our kids from toxic dumping and mercury pollution. we think the market works better when consumers are protected from unscrupulous prices in the credit card industry or from mortgage lenders and we believe that no politician in washington should control health care choices that women can make for themselves. these are the things we believe. now, eight years ago, we had a president who shares our beliefs and his name was bill clinton. his economic plan asked the wealthiest americans to pay a little more so we could invest in ideas and our future. and at the time, a republican congress and a senator by the name of mitt romney said bill clinton's plan would hurt the economy and kill jobs. it turns out the governor's math was just as bad back then as it was today. because by the end of president clinton's second term, am
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